Federal Agency Actions Following the Supreme Court’s Climate Change Decision: A Chronology

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This report presents a chronology of major federal agency actions related to environmental concerns following the decision of Massachusetts v. EPA; it particularly looks at actions of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In Massachusetts v. EPA, the Supreme Court held that greenhouse gases (GHGs), widely viewed as contributing to climate change, constitute “air pollutants” as that phrase is used in the Clean Air Act (CAA).

Creator(s): Meltz, Robert
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 6, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Meltz, Robert

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 6, 2011
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This report presents a chronology of major federal agency actions related to environmental concerns following the decision of Massachusetts v. EPA; it particularly looks at actions of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In Massachusetts v. EPA, the Supreme Court held that greenhouse gases (GHGs), widely viewed as contributing to climate change, constitute “air pollutants” as that phrase is used in the Clean Air Act (CAA).

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12 pages.

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